Small Business SaturdayToday is Small Business Saturday, the designated day to celebrate and support small businesses in your community. We do our best to recognize and support small businesses in our community whenever we can. You can use this handy link to locate small businesses in your area: Find Small Businesses

According to the SBA’s Office of Advocacy: Small firms accounted for 63 percent of the net new jobs created between 1993 and mid-2013 (or 14.3 million of the 22.9 million net new jobs). Since the end of the recession (from mid-2009 to mid-2013), small firms accounted for 60 percent of the net new jobs. Small firms in the 20-499 employee category led job creation.

Small businesses are the incubators of creativity and innovation and as you can see, they are critical to our nations’ economy. So get our there and SHOP SMALL BUSINESSES!